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Susceptible or Susceptibility

A person who is susceptible (or has susceptibility) is easily affected by a disease, is more likely to get a disease, or lacks resistance to a disease.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
Last Revised March 27, 2013

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Last Updated: March 27, 2013
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